Metacognitive Strategies: A Viable Tool for Self –Directed Learning


  • Cecilia O. Okoro Faculty of Education, University of Port Harcourt, Port Harcourt, Nigeria
  • Eke Kingdom Chukwudi School of Education, Federal College of Education (Technical),Omoku Rivers State,Nigeria


Metacognition is an effort of figuring out how to do a particular task or self of tasks are done correctly the use of
metacognitive strategies have been associated with successful learning, bought students usually make use of certain strategies
that are associated with success in their learning endavour.They engage in self assessment of the level of mastery attained for
any lecture attended. In the light of the above, this people is focused in highlighting some of the metacognitive strategies that
well develop in students deeper understanding concepts, take their thinking to a higher level and steer them into adulthood.
Self-directed learning and steps teachers can use to guide learners will be examine. The paper will be concluded with


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Okoro, C. O. ., & Chukwudi, E. K. . (2011). Metacognitive Strategies: A Viable Tool for Self –Directed Learning. Journal of Educational and Social Research, 1(4), 71. Retrieved from